Kohler Co. and UAW Local 833 Agree on New Labor Contract

KOHLER, Wis. — December 20, 2010 — Kohler Co. and United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 833 have reached agreement on a new five-year labor contract, that covers approximately 2,300 union associates – both active and on layoff – at the company’s Kohler and Mosel manufacturing locations in Wisconsin.

The union membership ratified the contract in a vote conducted on Sunday, Dec. 19. The new pact takes effect immediately.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, furniture and decorative tile, and an international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.